Medical Director Behavioral Health-Full Time

Penfield, NY 14526

Posted: 07/31/2019 Industry: Healthcare Professionals

Our healthcare corporation is recruiting for a Medical Director of Behavioral Health.  This position supports the Chief Medical Director in coordinating medical management, credentialing, and quality improvement for the Behavioral Health program. Potential candidates should posses a NYS Physician License, be certified in General Psychiatry or sub specialty, and have a minimum of five years experience in a clinical or managed care setting. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  •  Provides medical leadership of all for utilization management, cost containment, and medical quality improvement activities
  •  Assists Chief Medical Director in planning and establishing goals and policies
  • Oversees the activities of physician advisors.
  • Reviews claims involving complex, controversial, or unusual or new services 
  • Performs medical review activities
  • Implements performance improvement initiatives
  • Physician education with respect to clinical issues and policies
  • Serves as liaison for business unit with community on local, state, and national level
  • Reviews medical literature and applies evidence based principles using high proficiency skills for a broad range of clinical services.
  •  Ability to identify, analyze and resolve complex medical issues.
  • NYS Licensed Physician
  • Board certified in General Psychiatry/Addiction Medicine or sub specialty of Addiction Psychiatry
  • 5 years experience in a clinical or managed care setting
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word Office Suite
  • US citizen or permanent resident status
  • 5 professional references

Christopher Palinski

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1.800.655.8803 585.295.8553 1777 Penfield Road Penfield, NY 14526